The Essex County Field Naturalists' Club has been awarded a grant of $15,000 from the Windsor Essex Community Foundation to help restore the former marina in Sturgeon Creek. Projects will be commencing soon to enhance the conditions on the land and in the water. Stay tuned for more details on public restoration events for this project.
The Wonder of Ojibway Prairie, a Foster Visuals Production, provides a stunning and breathtaking look at this natural urban gem. Dr. David Suzuki and Naturalist, Paul Pratt provide their expertise and commentary on this unique and vital part of Windsor’s heritage. http://vimeo.com/168143790
Essex County's first ever Bioblitz, a biological inventory and awareness program that teams biological experts with local volunteers, was a huge success. The area of interest was the entire Ojibway Prairie Complex including Ojibway Shores on the Detroit River in Windsor. Participants studied everything that flies, digs, squirms or grows. Thirty experts and approximately 100 participants set out into the Ojibway Prairie Complex on June 28-29, 2014 to document all flora and fauna they encountered. We [...]
A comprehensive field guide of the fishes in Canadian and the surrounding American waters. This book contains descriptions, illustrations and colour photographs of over 102 freshwater fish. http://www.fishesofessexcounty.com/. Pick up a copy of this fantastic book at Chapters in Devonshire Mall today. It makes a great gift!
Introducing Windsor-Essex-Pelee Birds or WEP Birds for short - A great site to share your local bird sightings! WEP Birds is a local birding group page where group members can post sightings, ID questions, general tips, and anything else bird related -- things that are unique and interesting to you about this area! The group is open to ALL experience levels from beginner to 'expert' and is absolutely free. Joining the group is simple. Visit [...]